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P0400 Nissan Altima

Fix code P0400 Nissan Altima Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Malfunction Owners of 1999 Nissan Altima 2.4L and 2000 Nissan Frontier 2.4L vehicle may encounter a P0400 Nissan Altima with a check engine light. Owners may also notice an engine stall at idle when the vehicle is warm. Before you start replacing parts, learn how the system works and test each component according to this procedure. Start by checking the rubber hose that goes to the bottom of the EGR back pressure transducer. The transducer measures the amount of “backpressure” in the … Read More


P0400 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Malfunction If you have a P0400 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Malfunction trouble code, read this to understand what it means EGR stands for Exhaust Gas Recirculation. At high combustion temperatures, the Nitrogen in the air can combine with the air fuel mixture to produce Oxides of Nitrogen–a key component of smog. To reduce combustion chamber temperatures, the EGR valve opens and sends in a ballast charge of exhaust. Because sending exhaust into the mixture at idle would choke the engine, this is usually done when … Read More

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